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The Benefits of Gratitude

Date(s) - November 24, 2021
11:00 am - 1:00 pm


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Donna Golob
The Benefits of Gratitude

About the Topic
Join our Executive Director, Donna Golob, as she shares her heart of gratitude during the November Lunch Tables webinar.  Donna will remind us to remember our ‘why’ as we move into the season of thankfulness rather than being overwhelmed by the what if, should’ve or could’ve.  There are physical, mental, emotional and social benefits to practicing gratitude and we’ll talk about some of those and how we can practice gratitude in our lives.

She will also share with you the vision of PATH and our desire to be a true partner and resource for those who play a role in the lives of teens.  Learn about some of our key programs, resources and our goal for the coming year regarding professional development options and upcoming conferences.

Our breakout rooms during this session will focus on YOU!  What are your needs? How can PATH help? How can we help each other? What great successes have we seen and what do we have to be thankful for?

About the Speaker 
Donna Golob is the CEO of A Positive Approach to Teen Health (PATH). Donna holds a degree in Nonprofit Executive Management from IUPUI. She is also a certified QPR & ASIST suicide awareness and prevention trainer, as well as a Belbin Team Roles certified trainer; sharing the benefits of effective team growth and management. Donna enjoys bringing her perspective and experience with team building, communication skills and leadership to parents and youth serving professionals.

Donna oversees the development and implementation of various youth programs throughout Northwest Indiana.  These programs include after school mentoring, in-class presentations, peer to peer mentoring programs and community-wide events. Under her leadership, the development team at PATH, Inc. produced the Evidence-Based Comprehensive Youth Development curriculum, Positive Potential; Be the Exception, Push the Limits and Unstoppable. The middle school program focuses on the reduction of teen pregnancy, bullying and violent behaviors as well as drug and alcohol use and abuse. The program has a strong social and emotional health component with a whole person health focus utilizing positive youth development and trauma informed care. Positive Potential is available nationally and recognized by Health & Human Services as an effective program.

Donna is committed to making a positive impact in the lives of others; encouraging them to recognize their value and reach their full potential. She is happily married (36 years) to Rob, has 3 grown children and 6 amazing grandchildren.